Press Releases

Census Bureau News -- "The Employment Situation" Live on C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers"


WASHINGTON, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau:


Did you know that the unemployment rate decreased to 7.8 percent in September 2012 and payroll employment rose by 114,000? To find out more and better understand the employment data and trends, tune in to "America by the Numbers" on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at approximately 9 a.m. EDT. Thomas Nardone, Associate Commissioner for Employment and Unemployment Statistics at the Bureau of Labor Statistics, discusses the employment findings. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at

No news release associated with this product. Tip Sheet only.

Contact: Public Information Office

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau